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Growing real food in beautiful Graham, WA

Update May 8, 2017

Here’s a late entry – an update that I started last week but never finished…until today… We are well behind schedule with the veggie garden while we wait for the correct sized gates to arrive (we ordered 5’ wide and received 3’ wide…too small to get in and out with the tiller, etc.). Thankfully, the…
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We had a day without rain!

We are way behind where we had hoped to be this spring because of all the rain we’ve had. Good news is, we got the tractor out of the mud. We also made some progress with the elk fence and hope to finish before the end of April. We are using tarps for weed control…
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Baby chicks arrived!

I picked up the baby chicks we ordered today – 15 new hens, barred rock, black star (sex-link), and New Hampshire, plus one mystery chick (I’m thinking she’s a Delaware, but we’ll see…). So far so good.  They’ve been eating, drinking, preening, and chirping happily since they got settled into their new home.  I’ll probably…
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Planning for the future

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” ― Benjamin Franklin We’ve been making plans for all that we hope to accomplish in the short-to-medium term once we move to our new property.  I’ve been using the Grow Veg garden planner and planning the layout, which varieties and which plants I’d like to…
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